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Welcome to Neonatology

The Section of Neonatology provides full clinical support for infants and their families at multiple hospitals in the Denver metropolitan area and extends services throughout the Rocky Mountain Region and an 11-state area extending as far as Alaska. Our board-certified neonatologists are nationally and internationally recognized leaders in neonatal care as well as clinical and scientific research. 

Neonatologists provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week consultative, referral, and transport services to physicians and your child. Level III urgent care services are coordinated between Children's Hospital Colorado and the perinatal services at University of Colorado Hospital and Denver Health Medical Center.

Please explore our Web site for more information.

Clinical ServicesCLINICAL SERVICES
Children's Hospital Colorado NICU is a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of critically ill infants and cares for 750 infants each year. MORE »



EducationEDUCATION
We offer a variety of educational programs including the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Training Program at Children's Hospital Colorado. MORE »



ResearchRESEARCH
New areas include use of stable isotopes and indirect calorimetry to study glucose and amino acid utilization; use of nitric oxide  MORE »
BASIC SCIENCE​
CLINICAL RESEARCH

  • Interventions
  • Observational
  • Health Services Research
  • Quality

POPULATION/PUBLIC HEALTH


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HIGHLIGHTS & NEWS

  • Robert Dietz, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, has been awarded an NIH K08 Career Development Award from NINDS for his work on functional outcomes of experimental global cerebral ischemia in the developing brain. The Perinatal Research Society also awarded him the most outstanding paper of an associate member.

  • Susan Hwang, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, was awarded the Daniel M. Hall Teaching Award by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Section of Neonatology fellowship program. She was also elected to membership of the Society of Pediatric Research and the Western Society of Pediatric Research.

  • Stephanie Skuby Chassen joined the University of Colorado faculty as Assistant Professor in the Section of Neonatology. Additionally, she was awarded a Mead Johnson Nutrition Junior Faculty Travel Award for her abstract focused on placental fatty acid transport in non-human primates with growth restriction, which was accepted for oral presentation at the 2018 Western Society for Pediatric Research annual meeting.

  • Jeanne Zenge, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, has recently become the Associate Program Director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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